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1st Edition

Women In Early Modern England, 1500-1700

ISBN 9781857282689
Published June 1, 1998 by Routledge
142 Pages

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Book Description

This concise introduction provides an overview of the state of research on women's history in the early modern period. It emcompasses a guide to the historiography, an assessment of the major debates, and information about the varied sources available for women's history in this period. Arranged around familiar themes - the family, work, religion, education - the book presents a comprehensive survey of the social, economic and political position of women in England in the 16th and 17th centuries.

Table of Contents

Chapter 1 Women, Gender and Patriarchy; Chapter 2 Historiography and Debate; Chapter 3 Historical Sources; Chapter 4 The Nature of Women; Chapter 5 Literacy and Education; Chapter 6 Politics; Chapter 7 The Family; Chapter 8 Work; Chapter 9 Religion; Chapter 10 Crime and the Courts;

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